Located in northwest Tuscola County, Akron Township is predominately an agricultural community. This area of the county was originally settled in the early 1800's by Ebenezer Davis, a lumberman from New York. Already an agricultural area, the forest fires that swept through the region in the late 1800's spurred the expansion of farming in the area. Akron Township was chartered in 1856.
This plan intends to capture the goals, objectives and plans for Akron Township by gathering the thoughts of its residents, examining the land, its history and organizing the information in a way that can be easily understood.
The purpose of all Master Plans is to actively seek the participation of residents and stakeholders in order to establish goals and objectives for the future of the community. Specifically, Akron Township's Master Plan will: